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Offline VisMaior

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My first attempt.

on: May 23, 2008, 08:01:43 pm
Ok, here goes nothing...





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Re: My first attempt.

Reply #1 on: May 23, 2008, 09:56:55 pm
..what are they? I can kinda make out the second (a ninja right?) but the first one has me stumped.

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Re: My first attempt.

Reply #2 on: May 23, 2008, 10:21:57 pm
I'm assuming a zombie and a ninja.
the zombie, you might want to try making him take a step with both legs. Some subtle movements could also perk this up, like some head movement and such.
The second one is very choppy. The movement occurs too suddenly and sharply, with too much distance travelled in too little time, making it hard to follow exactly what he's doing.

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Re: My first attempt.

Reply #3 on: June 09, 2008, 08:09:55 pm
Is this any better?



Making the head bob was really hard.

« Last Edit: June 09, 2008, 08:51:59 pm by VisMaior »

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Re: My first attempt.

Reply #4 on: June 09, 2008, 09:40:59 pm
I think they are very good for being first attempts, fast improvement aswell~ thats potential !  :y: :hehe:

Well.. I think you should give the sword sheate some contrast. It looks like he's constantantly stabbing oneself.

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Re: My first attempt.

Reply #5 on: June 11, 2008, 09:49:08 pm
I was unsatisfied with the lightness of the bobbing head frames, so I made it a bit more consistent to the standing frames.


I also tried to play with the colors a bit


Wich is better?

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Re: My first attempt.

Reply #6 on: June 12, 2008, 12:58:37 am
clean up the sprites a bit... Because of the scale you are working on this is very important; to do this you need to get a better palette, more 'sections' to the sprites to make them appear more interesting and also remove the black lines.
I think both palettes you have are lacking, the green palette is a better choice as it is a more generic zombie colour and helps identify the monster a lot more easily. (again important on a small scale)
Heres what I got from fiddling around with your sprite.
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Re: My first attempt.

Reply #7 on: June 14, 2008, 04:05:02 pm
OK I cleaned him up a bit, refined the outline, added a suit, adn shortened the tongue.



Im still unsatisfied with his readability. Maybe grey wasnt a good choice for clothing, but whatever color I tried, it was even worse.